Celia Peterson

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Shajaya, Gaza, Palestine - 20/09/2014: A horse tethered to the remains of a building in the Shajaya neighbourhood that saw 60% of the buildings destroyed during the August 2014 war with Israel, codenamed 'Operation Protective Edge'.

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Shajaya, Gaza, Palestine - 20/09/2014: The aftermath of the August 2014 war, 'Operation Protective Edge'.

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Shajaya, Gaza, Palestine - 20/09/2014: Portrait of a Gazan woman inside her badly damaged house. She lost many family members in 'Operation Protective Edge', including her two grand children who went out to buy milk for the family and were both killed by shelling. 35 members of her extended family all lost their homes within one hour of intense bombing, in a neighbourhood that saw 60% of the buildings destroyed.

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Kills, Turkey - 15/05/2015: Ahmed al Sheikh Maree, 30, brother of injured Yusuf al Sheikh Maree, 4. Yusuf was playing with an element of a cluster bomb for over a year. Yusuf left the element next to the fire where all the family were gathered for lunch. The heat caused the device to explode whereby half the family, including his mother were instantly killed. Yusuf lost a leg amongst other serious stomach injuries. His brother now cares for him.

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Beit Hanoun, Gaza, Palestine - 20/09/2014: Kids play football in the streets of the Beit Hanoun area of Gaza, heavily bombed during the August 2014 war with Israel, codenamed 'Operation Protective Edge'.

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Shajaya, Gaza, Palestine - 20/09/2014: A portrait of kids playing inside their house, partially destroyed during 'Operation Protective Edge'.

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Shajaya, Gaza, Palestine - 20/09/2014: A child's burnt English school work in a street in the Shajaya neighbourhood that saw 60% of the buildings destroyed during the August 2014 war with Israel, codenamed 'Operation Protective Edge'.

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Gaza, Palestine - 10/09/2014: A young man looks out of his bombed house in Shajaya, Gaza.

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12/10/16: Nabatiyeh, Lebanon: The Day of Ashura where Shia muslim pilgrims congregate commemorates the death of Husayn.

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12/10/16: Nabatiyeh, Lebanon: The Day of Ashura where Shia muslim pilgrims congregate commemorates the death of Husayn.

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Bourj el Barajneh Camp, Beirut, Lebanon - 15/10/2016: Overview of an area of th Bourj el Barajneh Camp.

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Beirut, Lebanon - 15/10/2016: Mohamed watches as his friend Ali cuts Mohamed's hair. Ali's older brother is a barber and has taught him the trade, the Hayy Al Gharbeh area of Beirut.

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Jadra, Lebanon - 15/10/2016: Diala (left) and Khaldieh outside their family home. Their family do up the house room by room as and when they can afford it. They do not attend school as her family cannot afford the transportation. Many of the older Dom are illiterate so they don’t know how to register their children in school, even though they have the right to go to government schools. Their kids often face discrimination at these schools and are called “Nawar”, a negative term for the Dom with connotations of being dirty and of low morality. With little support network at home due to the generational effects of poverty, the kids tend to fail at school.

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Reyhanli, Turkey - 15/05/2015: Syrian children making money by collecting rubbish in Reyhanli, Turkey, on the Syrian border with Turkey. The boy in green, 14, wants to go back to Syria to fight the regime.

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Kills, Turkey - 15/05/2015: Ahmed Mahmoud Khatib from Marea, Aleppo shows a picture of his son. taken by the Syrian regime over 2 year's ago.

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Dubai, UAE - 08/09/2016: A worker takes a break on a construction site.

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Dubai, UAE - 16/11/2015: The referee awaits the arrival of prospective kushti fiighters to present themselves.

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Dubai, UAE - 16/11/2015: A prospective fighter comes forward from the crowd dancing and jumping to huge applause to present himself as a contestant.

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Dubai, UAE - 08/11/2015: Expatriate Pakistani men watching the Friday Kushti battle between Mohamed Shahed and Mohamed Salwa.

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Dubai, UAE - 16/11/2015: Expatriate Pakistani men celebrating the victory of a Kushti fighter.

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Dubai, UAE - 16/11/2015: Faisal (top) is from Hyderabad in India and works as a mechanic in Dubai. He started Kushti 7 year's ago having previously studied judo. He trains after work each day with his friends for around 2 hours between 7-9pm.

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Dubai, UAE - 16/11/2015: Portrait of a Kushti fighter.

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Gaza, Palestine - 10/07/2015: The 'Clown Doctor' Alaa Megdad entertains 10 year old Marrah Deyab in the kidney dialysis ward at the Al Ranteesy Hospital in Gaza City. Marrah suffers from kidney failure and for the last 5 years has spent 4 days a week, 4 hours each trip on a dialysis machine. She has been denied access to a hospital in Nablus, Palestine by the Israeili authorities where she needs life-saving treatment.

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Gaza, Palestine - 10/07/2015: Umm Ahmed, a prison officer and social worker checks on the inmates at the Reform and Rehabilitation Centre for Women. The inmate numbers vary from 40-70 as the officers try to solve issues by communicating between the arrested parties before the cases reach the court.

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Gaza, Palestine - 10/07/2015: The inmates study the Quran as part of their rehabilitation.

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Gaza, Palestine - 10/07/2015: Umm Ahmed, who works as both a prison supervisor and social worker talks to a prisoner incarcerated for moral crimes at the Reform and Rehabilitation Centre for Women. Prisoners are separated according to their type of crime: moral, theft, drugs, or murder. The prison officers create a general programme for the inmates to help reform their behaviour.

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Gaza, Palestine - 10/07/2015: Baraa' and his mother, an inmate due to a 'moral crime' walk down a corridor at the Reform and Rehabilitation Centre for Women. Babies and young children can remain with their mothers for 2-3 years after which they either remain with relatives of the inmate or are referred to an aid organisation based in Rafah.

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Falama, Palestine - 04/08/2015: The Israeli army opens the separation barrier to allow the Palestinian farmers access to their land. There are only three half hour openings per day and 300 farmers queueing, some denied entry on a dally basis.

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Falama, Palestine - 04/08/2015: Two women wait patiently in their farm vehicle for Israel to open the separation barrier to allow them access to their farmland. There are only three half hour openings per day and 300 farmers queueing for access, some denied entry on a dally basis.

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Falama, Palestine - 04/08/2015: NabiI Daoud's secuirty pass or 'Tasriyah' which allows him access across the Israeli separation barrier to 70% of his family's farmland. There are only three half hour openings per day and 300 farmers queueing for access, some denied entry on a dally basis.

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Falama, Palestine - 04/08/2015: Samiya and Iyad Daoud taking care of their Zaatar fields, which are located on both sides of the Israeli separation barrier, which means they have limited access to their farmland. There are only three half hour openings per day and 300 farmers queueing for access, some denied entry on a dally basis.

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Falama, Palestine - 04/08/2015: The Daoud family take a tea break from tending to their Zaatar fields, located on both sides of the Israeli separation barrier, which means they have limited access to their farmland. There are only three half hour openings per day and 300 farmers queueing for access, some denied entry on a dally basis.

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Gaza, Palestine - 10/07/2015: Hamas's female police in a weapons training session run by Umm Mohamed, the second in command of the female unit.

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Gaza, Palestine - 10/07/2015: Hamas's female police in a weapons training session run by Umm Mohamed, the second in command of the female unit.

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Gaza, Palestine - 10/07/2015: Umm Mohamed, Dr Narimeen Fadel Adwan's assistant and second in command at Hamas's female police unit, pictured at home with 4 of her children.

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Gaza, Palestine - 10/07/2015: Hamas's female police in a weapons training session run by Umm Mohamed, the second in command of the female unit.

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Shajaya, Gaza, Palestine - 20/09/2014: A horse tethered to the remains of a building in the Shajaya neighbourhood that saw 60% of the buildings destroyed during the August 2014 war with Israel, codenamed 'Operation Protective Edge'.

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Shajaya, Gaza, Palestine - 20/09/2014: The aftermath of the August 2014 war, 'Operation Protective Edge'.

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Shajaya, Gaza, Palestine - 20/09/2014: Portrait of a Gazan woman inside her badly damaged house. She lost many family members in 'Operation Protective Edge', including her two grand children who went out to buy milk for the family and were both killed by shelling. 35 members of her extended family all lost their homes within one hour of intense bombing, in a neighbourhood that saw 60% of the buildings destroyed.

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Kills, Turkey - 15/05/2015: Ahmed al Sheikh Maree, 30, brother of injured Yusuf al Sheikh Maree, 4. Yusuf was playing with an element of a cluster bomb for over a year. Yusuf left the element next to the fire where all the family were gathered for lunch. The heat caused the device to explode whereby half the family, including his mother were instantly killed. Yusuf lost a leg amongst other serious stomach injuries. His brother now cares for him.

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Beit Hanoun, Gaza, Palestine - 20/09/2014: Kids play football in the streets of the Beit Hanoun area of Gaza, heavily bombed during the August 2014 war with Israel, codenamed 'Operation Protective Edge'.

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Shajaya, Gaza, Palestine - 20/09/2014: A portrait of kids playing inside their house, partially destroyed during 'Operation Protective Edge'.

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Shajaya, Gaza, Palestine - 20/09/2014: A child's burnt English school work in a street in the Shajaya neighbourhood that saw 60% of the buildings destroyed during the August 2014 war with Israel, codenamed 'Operation Protective Edge'.

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Gaza, Palestine - 10/09/2014: A young man looks out of his bombed house in Shajaya, Gaza.

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12/10/16: Nabatiyeh, Lebanon: The Day of Ashura where Shia muslim pilgrims congregate commemorates the death of Husayn.

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12/10/16: Nabatiyeh, Lebanon: The Day of Ashura where Shia muslim pilgrims congregate commemorates the death of Husayn.

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Bourj el Barajneh Camp, Beirut, Lebanon - 15/10/2016: Overview of an area of th Bourj el Barajneh Camp.

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Beirut, Lebanon - 15/10/2016: Mohamed watches as his friend Ali cuts Mohamed's hair. Ali's older brother is a barber and has taught him the trade, the Hayy Al Gharbeh area of Beirut.

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Jadra, Lebanon - 15/10/2016: Diala (left) and Khaldieh outside their family home. Their family do up the house room by room as and when they can afford it. They do not attend school as her family cannot afford the transportation. Many of the older Dom are illiterate so they don’t know how to register their children in school, even though they have the right to go to government schools. Their kids often face discrimination at these schools and are called “Nawar”, a negative term for the Dom with connotations of being dirty and of low morality. With little support network at home due to the generational effects of poverty, the kids tend to fail at school.

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Reyhanli, Turkey - 15/05/2015: Syrian children making money by collecting rubbish in Reyhanli, Turkey, on the Syrian border with Turkey. The boy in green, 14, wants to go back to Syria to fight the regime.

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Kills, Turkey - 15/05/2015: Ahmed Mahmoud Khatib from Marea, Aleppo shows a picture of his son. taken by the Syrian regime over 2 year's ago.

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Dubai, UAE - 08/09/2016: A worker takes a break on a construction site.

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Dubai, UAE - 16/11/2015: The referee awaits the arrival of prospective kushti fiighters to present themselves.

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Dubai, UAE - 16/11/2015: A prospective fighter comes forward from the crowd dancing and jumping to huge applause to present himself as a contestant.

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Dubai, UAE - 08/11/2015: Expatriate Pakistani men watching the Friday Kushti battle between Mohamed Shahed and Mohamed Salwa.

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Dubai, UAE - 16/11/2015: Expatriate Pakistani men celebrating the victory of a Kushti fighter.

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Dubai, UAE - 16/11/2015: Faisal (top) is from Hyderabad in India and works as a mechanic in Dubai. He started Kushti 7 year's ago having previously studied judo. He trains after work each day with his friends for around 2 hours between 7-9pm.

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Dubai, UAE - 16/11/2015: Portrait of a Kushti fighter.

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Gaza, Palestine - 10/07/2015: The 'Clown Doctor' Alaa Megdad entertains 10 year old Marrah Deyab in the kidney dialysis ward at the Al Ranteesy Hospital in Gaza City. Marrah suffers from kidney failure and for the last 5 years has spent 4 days a week, 4 hours each trip on a dialysis machine. She has been denied access to a hospital in Nablus, Palestine by the Israeili authorities where she needs life-saving treatment.

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Gaza, Palestine - 10/07/2015: Umm Ahmed, a prison officer and social worker checks on the inmates at the Reform and Rehabilitation Centre for Women. The inmate numbers vary from 40-70 as the officers try to solve issues by communicating between the arrested parties before the cases reach the court.

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Gaza, Palestine - 10/07/2015: The inmates study the Quran as part of their rehabilitation.

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Gaza, Palestine - 10/07/2015: Umm Ahmed, who works as both a prison supervisor and social worker talks to a prisoner incarcerated for moral crimes at the Reform and Rehabilitation Centre for Women. Prisoners are separated according to their type of crime: moral, theft, drugs, or murder. The prison officers create a general programme for the inmates to help reform their behaviour.

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Gaza, Palestine - 10/07/2015: Baraa' and his mother, an inmate due to a 'moral crime' walk down a corridor at the Reform and Rehabilitation Centre for Women. Babies and young children can remain with their mothers for 2-3 years after which they either remain with relatives of the inmate or are referred to an aid organisation based in Rafah.

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Falama, Palestine - 04/08/2015: The Israeli army opens the separation barrier to allow the Palestinian farmers access to their land. There are only three half hour openings per day and 300 farmers queueing, some denied entry on a dally basis.

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Falama, Palestine - 04/08/2015: Two women wait patiently in their farm vehicle for Israel to open the separation barrier to allow them access to their farmland. There are only three half hour openings per day and 300 farmers queueing for access, some denied entry on a dally basis.

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Falama, Palestine - 04/08/2015: NabiI Daoud's secuirty pass or 'Tasriyah' which allows him access across the Israeli separation barrier to 70% of his family's farmland. There are only three half hour openings per day and 300 farmers queueing for access, some denied entry on a dally basis.

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Falama, Palestine - 04/08/2015: Samiya and Iyad Daoud taking care of their Zaatar fields, which are located on both sides of the Israeli separation barrier, which means they have limited access to their farmland. There are only three half hour openings per day and 300 farmers queueing for access, some denied entry on a dally basis.

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Falama, Palestine - 04/08/2015: The Daoud family take a tea break from tending to their Zaatar fields, located on both sides of the Israeli separation barrier, which means they have limited access to their farmland. There are only three half hour openings per day and 300 farmers queueing for access, some denied entry on a dally basis.

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Gaza, Palestine - 10/07/2015: Hamas's female police in a weapons training session run by Umm Mohamed, the second in command of the female unit.

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Gaza, Palestine - 10/07/2015: Hamas's female police in a weapons training session run by Umm Mohamed, the second in command of the female unit.

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Gaza, Palestine - 10/07/2015: Umm Mohamed, Dr Narimeen Fadel Adwan's assistant and second in command at Hamas's female police unit, pictured at home with 4 of her children.

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Gaza, Palestine - 10/07/2015: Hamas's female police in a weapons training session run by Umm Mohamed, the second in command of the female unit.